Susannah Townsend

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Susannah Townsend
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Personal information
Born (1989-07-28) 28 July 1989 (age 30)
Blackheath, London, England
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Der Club an der Alster
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– England 88 (9)
2008– Great Britain 58 (2)

Susannah Townsend, MBE (born 28 July 1989) is an English international field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for England and Great Britain. [1][2]

She currently plays club hockey in Germany, in the Feldhockey Bundesliga for Der Club an der Alster.

Townsend has also played club hockey in the Investec Women's Hockey League Premier Division for Canterbury and Reading [3] She has also played club hockey for La Gantoise in Belgium.

Townsend competed for England in the women's hockey tournament at the 2014 Commonwealth Games[4][5][6] where she won a silver medal.

She was educated at Sutton Valence School, alongside the male Great Britain captain, Ashley Jackson, where together they each worked towards representing their country, England, in field hockey.


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  3. ^ "WHL Statistics". UK. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  4. ^ Hoad, Alex (31 July 2014). "Canterbury Hockey Club's Susannah Townsend happy to still be in the hunt for a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow". Kent Online. UK. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  5. ^ Wilson, Graham (19 July 2014). "England want hockey gold at Glasgow 2014, says Susannah Townsend". Express. UK. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Glasgow 2014 profile". Retrieved 12 October 2014.

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